In a lot of ways, Disney is like Jollibee. Both have a cute, button-eyed seminal cartoon mascot and both are giants in their field with a reputation for acquisition. Jollibee bought Red Ribbon and Chowking, two brands that are only slightly less ubiquitous than fast-food champ Jollibee in the Philip ... More >>
Apologies for crossing the Star Wars lightsaber and Star Trek phaser streams, but a media watcher has gone where no media watcher has gone before when it comes to a fresh angle on the blockbuster Lucasfilm-Walt Disney Co. deal. As the Mouse produces the seventh Star Wars episode scheduled to be rele ... More >>
On Thursday we're printing our full interview with Weird Al Yankovic to preview his Friday show at the City National Grove of Anaheim. But we couldn't wait to show you how the interview went, so we're preview a few tidbits off our conversation with the biggest selling comedy recording artist of a ... More >>
Last January, Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice and author of the snarky, often hilarious and mostly thoughtful column Riley's 3hree Things, took a hiatus due to family matters. On Tuesday next week, he'll finally be back to give us more of hi ... More >>
Happy Star Wars day to you too! Here are some musicians who've geeked out to the greatest movie of all time.
1. Freddie Mercury In this photo, he sits on Darth Vader's shoulders during Queen's
tour to promote their album The Game. In his 1978 Queen song, 'Bicycle Race,' he sang, "I
don' ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.
If memory serves me correctly, this Halloween will be just the second that I've spent at home s ... More >>